If you seek the perfect surf then perhaps you should consider visiting the friendly and laid-back vibe of Encinitas, California. Recently, voted one of the top ten venues to surf in Southern, California, there are many reasons that make Encinitas such a choice spot for one of Cali’s favorite pastimes. The entire community has become somewhat devoted to surf and beach culture. Not uncommon sights in Encinitas include residents wearing wetsuits and grins while making their way about town in cars replete with roof racks and sand. Restaurants boast a flavorful tribute to local culture with burgers and burritos named after the town’s most popular waves! And let’s talk about the waves! Some of the best beaches and surfable reefs exist in Encinitas. For the enthusiastic beachcomber, there are well known giant waves like those found in Seaside, Cardiff Reef, Swamis, and D-Street. But there are other nearby spots south of Encinitas, such as Blacks and La Jolla reefs, just 20 minutes south of Encinitas. Oceanside and Carlsbad also offer great surf just minutes from Encinitas, there are countless reefs and jetties that qualify for fabulous fun for the adventurous surfer looking to venture off the beaten path. The nightlife in Encinitas fits all sizes and if you choose to visit this Southern California dream town expect to find the perfect weather, the ideal surf, and great local company.If you are looking for a home in Encinitas, check out these available homes for sale.